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    Freestyle (front crawl) also goes back a few...

    Freestyle (front crawl) also goes back a few thousands years, according to this site.

    http://faculty.deanza.edu/donahuemary/Historyofswimmingsection

    Butterfly stroke was invented in 1930s, and...
  2. Not Asbel Kiprop, but I'd love to see Lawi...

    Not Asbel Kiprop, but I'd love to see Lawi Lalang, Stephen Sambu, Sally Kipyego and Betsy Saina at the USATF (assuming they want to compete), and Buzunesh Deba at the Marathon OT (which she does want...
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    So since marathon is easier than 400m, it takes...

    So since marathon is easier than 400m, it takes less time to recover, right?

    How about having three rounds of marathon with three days in between? And let's see how the runners perform in the...
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    Two thoughts... 1500/5000 double would be...

    Two thoughts...

    1500/5000 double would be impossible for men.

    I wish they put women's marathon on the second Saturday. (That could have made 10000/marathon double possible.) 10000/marathon...
  5. Thread: Fun with maps

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    When the Median Household Income Peaked. ...

    When the Median Household Income Peaked.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/business/2014/12/12/why-americas-middle-class-is-lost/
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    Where Men Arenít Working ...

    Where Men Arenít Working

    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/12/12/upshot/where-men-arent-working-map.html#?abt=0002&abg=0
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    OKay, here we go... What a Wonderful World --...

    OKay, here we go...

    What a Wonderful World -- Louie Armstrong.
    At Last -- Eta James.
    Only You -- Platters.
    Sea of Love -- Phil Phillips.
    When A Man Loves A Woman -- Percy Sledge.
    Let's Get It...
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    Let's Twist Again -- Chubby Checker. Locomotion...

    Let's Twist Again -- Chubby Checker.
    Locomotion -- Little Eva.
    Do You Love Me -- Contours.
    I Feel Good -- James Brown.
    Higher and Higher -- Jackie Wilson.
    Dancing in the Street -- Martha & the...
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    Except in this case most people seem to be...

    Except in this case most people seem to be nominating a song from "their" era or something close to it. Why hasn't any one nominated a Britney Spears or Miley Cyrus song? Is it because most people...
  10. Thread: Fun with maps

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    Most Stressed Out Zip Codes ...

    Most Stressed Out Zip Codes

    http://www.movoto.com/blog/top-ten/most-stressed-zip-codes/
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    Since you nominated a marathon race in Asia, I'd...

    Since you nominated a marathon race in Asia, I'd like to remind you that we still have Fukuoka this weekend.
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    Here is an interesting article on today's music....

    Here is an interesting article on today's music.

    "The Shazam Effect."

    http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/12/the-shazam-effect/382237/?single_page=true
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    "12 Stars Who Canít Stand Their Own Hit Song" ...

    "12 Stars Who Canít Stand Their Own Hit Song"

    https://tv.yahoo.com/news/12-stars-t-stand-own-230000129.html

    So Robert Plant also thinks "Stairway to Heaven" is unbearable... whatever.
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    Hotel California, Stairway to Heaven, and...

    Hotel California, Stairway to Heaven, and Bohemian Rhapsody? What's wrong with these people?
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    Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.?...

    Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/upshot/where-are-the-hardest-places-to-live-in-the-us.html?abt=0002&abg=0
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    Do the men in those countries lack the...

    Do the men in those countries lack the opportunities to compete? I don't think that's the reason for their low level of performance, but I could be wrong.

    For me, it is progressive when both women...
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    And he is male.

    And he is male.
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    But that did not stop Qatar from importing...

    But that did not stop Qatar from importing Shaheen, Shami, Abudullah, and other male runners. It also makes an striking contrast to Bahrain. And if you think all Bahraini athletes are imported, there...
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    Qatar is progressive? Look at their women's...

    Qatar is progressive? Look at their women's national records. They are very low levels, and some events don't even have any record. This indicates very limited women's participation in athletics.
    ...
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    US professional sports leagues operate on a...

    US professional sports leagues operate on a socialist model. Consider the followings.

    1. No one gets demoted for playing poorly. Why not have a relegation round between the worst team in MLB and...
  21. Thread: Pansexuality

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    You mean, like in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen,...

    You mean, like in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sudan and a few others? Yes, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad once claimed there was no homosexual in Iran. I suspect he was wrong, and they are simply deep in closet...
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    "Rise" by Herb Alpert. I remember this very well,...

    "Rise" by Herb Alpert. I remember this very well, as it was my first year of listening to American Top 40.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rise_%28instrumental%29
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    College students are not alone... Perils of...

    College students are not alone...

    Perils of Perception

    https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3466/Perceptions-are-not-reality-Things-the-world-gets-wrong.aspx
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    The Places in America Where College Football...

    The Places in America Where College Football Means the Most

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/08/upshot/the-places-in-america-where-college-football-means-the-most.html?ref=sports&_r=3&abt=0002&abg=0
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    "She Loves You." "Can't Buy Me Love." Both by...

    "She Loves You."
    "Can't Buy Me Love."

    Both by the Beatles.
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